: The snake that I found is a baby, it has
: black and brown bands going all the way
: down its body. It was found in south
: Georgia in a friends backyard
It is probably a Banded Water Snake. Their main food is fish, and they are harmless. Just lok closely and make sure it has round pupils in the eyes. If it has eyes like a cat, leave it strictly alone!
The Appalachian Naturalist